Multnomah County (Or.)

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Dr. C. U. Moore examining baby at Infant Welfare Association clinic, south Portland

Photograph showing Dr. C. U. Moore, medical director of a well-baby clinic in South Portland, listening to an unidentified baby’s lungs with a stethoscope. A cropped version of this photograph was one of two published on Page 12 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, January 16, 1921, under the headline “Keeping Babies Well.” The photographs had the caption: “Views of Infant Welfare association clinic in South Portland.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Dr. C. U. Moore making lung test.” The photographs accompanied a story with the headline “Better Babies Is Object Off [sic] Clinic Conducted Here” and the subheading “Skeptical at First, Mothers Fast Learning Their Infants Thrive as Result of Recommendations.” Image note: The text “Moore, Dr.” is written on the negative sleeve.

Man examining baby during eugenics test at Multnomah County Courthouse

Photograph showing an unidentified man examining an unidentified baby during a eugenics test at the Multnomah County Courthouse in Portland in April 1920. The man is holding a tongue depressor toward the baby’s open mouth. A cropped and reversed version of this photograph was published on Page 12, the Mother’s Forum, of the Oregon Journal city edition on Monday, April 12, 1920. The photograph had the following caption: “One of the several examinations given in the eugenics tests made at the Parents’ Educational bureau, 551 courthouse, every Wednesday. The tests are for mental and physical defects and advice is given for their correction.”

Prohibition agents S. F. Rutter, and J. P. Marstella in Portland

Photograph showing Federal Prohibition Field Agents S. F. Rutter of San Francisco and J. P. Marstella of Washington, D.C., standing at the bottom of a set of steps outside a building. They are looking at one another and smiling. This photograph was taken in March 1920 while Rutter and Marstella were visiting Portland to evaluate prohibition enforcement. The Oregon Journal published a related photograph, image No. 376G0193, and a story about Rutter and Marstella’s visit on Page 4 of the city edition on March 16, 1920. See additional related image No. 376G0191. Image note: Negative damage at upper right. The text “Prohibition officers” is written on the negative sleeve.

Prohibition agents Fred B. Curry, Johnson S. Smith, J. E. Flanders, S. F. Rutter, and J. P. Marstella in Portland

Photograph showing a group of men, all wearing suits and ties, gathered at the bottom of steps outside a building. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Tuesday, March 16, 1920, under the headline “Prohibition Agents Visit Portland.” The caption was: “Special prohibition field agents visit officials who are directing enforcement of national prohibition act in Oregon. From left—Federal Prohibition Inspector Fred B. Curry, Federal Prohibition Supervisor for Oregon Johnson S. Smith, Federal prohibition Agent J. E. Flanders and S. F. Rutter of San Francisco and J. P. Marstella of Washington, D. C., special prohibition agents touring the Pacific coast. The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Dry Nation Has Come To Stay, Officials Say,” about Rutter and Marstella’s visit to Portland. See related image Nos. 376G0191 and 376G0192. Image note: The text “Prohibition office” is written on the negative sleeve.

Prohibition agents Fred B. Curry, Johnson S. Smith, J. E. Flanders, S. F. Rutter, and J. P. Marstella in Portland

Photograph showing a group of men, all wearing suits and ties, gathered at the bottom of steps outside a building. A similar photograph, image No. 376G0193, was published on Page 4 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Tuesday, March 16, 1920, under the headline “Prohibition Agents Visit Portland.” The caption was: “Special prohibition field agents visit officials who are directing enforcement of national prohibition act in Oregon. From left—Federal Prohibition Inspector Fred B. Curry, Federal Prohibition Supervisor for Oregon Johnson S. Smith, Federal prohibition Agent J. E. Flanders and S. F. Rutter of San Francisco and J. P. Marstella of Washington, D. C., special prohibition agents touring the Pacific coast. The photograph accompanied a story, headlined “Dry Nation Has Come To Stay, Officials Say,” about Rutter and Marstella's visit to Portland. See additional related image No. 376G0192. Image note: The text “Prohibition officers” is written on the negative sleeve.

Firefighters on ladder, Pine Street, Portland

Photograph showing four firefighters on a ladder extending straight upward from a truck parked on Pine Street (now Southwest Pine Street) in Portland between Second and Third. The sides of the image have been masked out. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 7 of a special year-end section in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 27, 1913. It was one of seven photographs published under the headline “Portland Affords Adequate Protection Against Fire.” This photograph had the following caption: “Auto Aerial Truck.” The photographs accompanied a story about the expansion and cost of the fire department and the number of fire alarms in 1913. See related image Nos. 373G0456 and 373G0457. Image note: The number 120 is written on the negative and is faintly visible in the upper left corner of the image. The number 215 was also written on the negative, then crossed out.

Firefighters climbing to roof of building at Second and Pine, Portland

Photograph showing fire trucks parked outside a building on Pine Street at Second in Portland (now Southwest Pine Street and Southwest Second Avenue). A ladder extends from one of the trucks to the roof of the building, and several firefighters are carrying a hose up the ladder. Two more men are standing on the roof of the building. A related photograph, image No. 373G458, was published on Page 7 of a special year-end section in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 27, 1913. That photograph was one of seven published under the headline “Portland Affords Adequate Protection Against Fire.” The photographs accompanied a story about the expansion and cost of the fire department and the number of fire alarms in 1913. Also see additional related image No. 373G0456. Image note: The number 120 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The number 132 was also written on the negative, then crossed out.

Scene of fire at Pacific Telephone & Telegraph building, West Park and Alder streets, Portland

Photograph showing firefighters and others standing among fire hoses in the outside the Pacific Telephone & Telegraph building at Alder and West Park streets (now Southwest Alder Street and Southwest Park Avenue) in Portland. A cropped version of this photograph was one of four that were published on the front page of the Oregon Journal city edition on Friday, May 8, 1925, under the headline “Here Is Fire Which Paralyzed City.” The photographs had the following caption: “Photographs of this afternoon’s blaze in the Telephone building at West Park and Alder streets, which brought home to thousands how dependent they are on telephones.” This photograph had the following additional caption information: “Lines of hoses littering the streets in the vicinity.” The photographs accompanied a story headlined “Telephone Service Paralyzed by Blaze; Damage is $150,000.” The story reported: “Telephone service in the downtown district south of Washington street was completely paralyzed today, shortly after noon, when fire broke out in the basement of the Main-Atwater exchange of the Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Company, West Park and Alder streets. The fire, which is believed to have been caused by a short circuit in the multiple switch box, was confined to the basement of the building and lay like a pall over the surrounding blocks of the business district. The estimated damage to the apparatus and building, which is valued at $600,000, is in excess of $150,000.”

Firefighters climbing to roof of building at Second and Pine, Portland

Photograph showing fire trucks parked outside a building on Pine Street at Second in Portland (now Southwest Pine Street and Southwest Second Avenue) in 1913. A ladder extends from one of the trucks to the roof of the building, and several firefighters are carrying a hose up the ladder. Two more men are standing on the roof of the building. A related photograph, image No. 373G458, was published on Page 7 of a special year-end section in the Oregon Journal on Saturday, December 27, 1913. That photograph was one of seven published under the headline “Portland Affords Adequate Protection Against Fire.” The photographs accompanied a story about the expansion and cost of the fire department and the number of fire alarms in 1913. Also see additional related image No. 373G0457. Image note: The number 120 is written on the negative and is visible in the upper left corner of the image. The number 131 was also written on the negative, then crossed out.

Colonel R. B. Lister and unidentified man in Portland

Full-length portrait of two men standing on the sidewalk outside a building and facing one another. The man at left, United States Army Colonel R. B. Lister, is wearing an overcoat and visor cap. The man at right is waring an overcoat and hat. The photograph was taken on Friday, February 20, 1920, while Lister was in Portland during a tour to inspect schools under the Reserve Officer Training Corps. The Oregon Journal published a different photograph from Lister’s visit, image No. 376G0367, and a story on Page 15 of the February 20 city edition.

Colonel R. B. Lister on visit to Portland

Half-length portrait of a man facing front. He is wearing glasses, an overcoat, and United States Army visor cap. The name “Col. R. B. Lister” is written on the negative and is visible on the right side of the image. A story and a cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 15 of the Oregon Journal city edition on Friday, February 20, 1920, under the headline “Officers Training Inspector Arrives.” The photograph had the caption “Colonel R. B. Lister.” The story reported that Lister had arrived that morning on a tour to inspect schools under the Reserve Officer Training Corps. The Journal reported that he was met by Joseph A. Hill and Colonel W. H. C. Bowen of the Hill Military Academy and conducted an inspection at the academy. See related image No. 376G0368.

General John J. Pershing saluting at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing facing to the left and saluting. Behind him, at right, is a group of men in military dress. The photograph was taken at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0160, and 373G0161, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “An excellent photograph of Pershing standing at a military salute.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (front center) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At left is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. At right is Colonel G. W. S. Stevens, recruiting commander in Oregon, whom the Journal described as a classmate of Pershing’s at West Point. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “General Pershing and Colonel Stevens are shown starting out at the brisk gait which has made the general the bane of fat fellow officers.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

General John J. Pershing waving to crowd during parade in Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing standing in the back of a car and waving to the crowd at Sixth and Stark during a parade in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0160, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” The caption for this photograph described Pershing as “standing to reply to the cheers of the crowds that lined the route.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Half-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0155, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Photograph showing General John J. Pershing (second from right) walking at the front of a group of men as he leaves Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. At right is Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott. At far left, in a dark suit, is Portland Mayor George L. Baker. Olcott and Baker greeted Pershing upon his arrival at Union Station. See related image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0156, 373G0157, 373G0158, 373G0159, 373G0160, 373G0161 and 373G0323.

General John J. Pershing with Mayor George L. Baker and Governor Ben W. Olcott

Full-length portrait of (from left) Portland Mayor George L. Baker, General John J. Pershing, and Oregon Governor Ben W. Olcott standing in a row at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. Baker and Olcott greeted Pershing on his arrival at Union Station. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0156, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159. Image note: Negative damage at upper right and left center.

General John J. Pershing at Union Station, Portland

Head and shoulders portrait of General John J. Pershing at Union Station in Portland on Sunday, January 18, 1920. He is in uniform and looking to the right. Pershing stopped in Portland during a tour to inspect military bases around the United States. A cropped version of this photograph, along with image Nos. 373G0154, 373G0160, 373G0161, and 373G0323, was one of seven published on the front page of the Oregon Journal on January 19, 1920, under the headline “A ‘Moving Picture’ of General Pershing’s Day in Portland From His Welcome at Train to His Farewell.” This photograph had the caption: “A ‘close-up’ of John J. Pershing himself.” Also see image Nos. 373G0155, 373G0157, 373G0158, and 373G0159.

Shriners in formation at Multnomah Field, Portland

Photograph showing Shriners bands and patrols in formation on Multnomah Field in Portland. The stands are filled with spectators. The photograph may have been taken Thursday, June 24, 1920, during the Shriners convention held in Portland that year. Image note: Light leak on negative. The text “Grand Review of Shrine / Multnomah Field” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0317.

Veterans of Foreign Wars ceremony on Armistice Day, 1920

Photograph showing veterans gathered in the Multnomah County Courthouse in Portland for a remembrance ceremony on November 11, 1920, Armistice Day. At center are two men standing behind a small table draped with a cloth. A cropped version of this photograph was published on Page 6 of the Oregon Journal on Sunday, November 14, 1920, under the headline “Veterans Give Remembrance Pledge.” The photograph had the following caption: “Unique ceremony of Over the Top Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, at G. A. R. [Grand Army of the Republic] hall, court house, on Armistice day. A[t] altar (left), Chaplain W. H. Butler; (right) Acting Chaplain Dr. C. W. Huett, pastor of Rose City Park Methodist Episcopal church. On the rostrum, in charge of ritualistic service, Comrade Commander M. C. Watson. The pledge of remembrance, repeated by all the men in unison: ‘Remember our men of the world war and all who gave their lives for our nation’s honor on foreign soils or hostile seas.’ ”

Shriners in formation at Multnomah Field, Portland

Photograph showing Shriners bands and patrols in formation on Multnomah Field in Portland. The stands are filled with spectators. The photograph may have been taken Thursday, June 24, 1920, during the Shriners convention held in Portland that year. Image note: The text “Grand Review of Shrine / Multnomah Field” is written on the negative sleeve. See related image No. 376G0405.

Royal Rosarians doffing hats

Full-length portrait of eight members of the Royal Rosarians standing in a row and facing to the left. They are wearing matching suits, and each man is doffing his hat. The photograph may have been taken in the courtyard of the Portland Hotel, located in the block that is now Pioneer Courthouse Square.

Four members of Royal Rosarians

Full-length portrait of four unidentified men facing front. They are wearing matching suits and hats with the words “Royal Rosarians” on the front. The photograph may have been taken in the courtyard of the Portland Hotel, located in the block that is now Pioneer Courthouse Square.

J. D. Lee crowning Catherine J. Adams as mother queen of Oregon pioneers

Photograph showing J. D. Lee crowning Catherine J. Adams as mother queen of Oregon pioneers at the Oregon Pioneer Association reunion in Portland on Thursday, July 1, 1920. An unidentified woman is standing to the left of Adams, watching as she is crowned. A cropped version of this photograph was one of six that were published on Page 20 of the Oregon Journal on Friday, July 2, 1920, under the headline “Pioneers Assemble to Recall Trail Blazing Days.” This photograph had the following caption: “The coronation of Mrs. Catherine J. Adams, aged 92, as mother queen of Oregon pioneers, was one of the important features of the forty-eighth annual reunion of Oregon pioneers Thursday. Above—Mrs. Adams, center, receiving from Past President J. D. Lee the crown of roses that designated her as the patriarch of Oregon’s pioneer women.” The photograph accompanied a story headlined “C. H. Caufield is Elected Head of Oregon Pioneers.” In the article, Catherine Adams’ age is given as 91, conflicting with the age in the photo caption.

Richard J. White of Travelers’ Protective Association

Head and shoulders portrait of a man, Richard J. White of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, facing front and looking to the left. He is wearing a hat, suit, and tie. The photograph was taken in June 1920 during the Travelers’ Protective Association convention in Portland. According to a front-page story in the Oregon Journal, which was accompanied by image No. 376G0011, White was elected president of the organization. See additional related image No. 376G0009. Image note: The name “White, Richard J.” is written on the negative sleeve. The name “White, Richard J.” is written on the negative sleeve.

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